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Lupita

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13-15 Villiers Street | Strand, London WC2N 6ND, England
+44 20 7930 5355
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Cricklade, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited this restaurant for many years now every time we are in London. It is the best Mexican food we have had in London, the prices are reasonable and staff very friendly and accommodating. Also a perfect location as it is close to Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery etc.

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Thank Juljen83
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner at Lupita and was amazed by the great service and very tasty food in an authentic Mexican setting! I would really recommend the Tacitos!

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1 Thank Fredrik R
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great casual spot for lunch. Many good choices on the menu and the staff was very friendly. Food was high quality and portions were generous. Free wifi.

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1 Thank E1755PHsara
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time that I try Mexican cuisine and it was very good food and the margaritas brilliant look forward to go back again !!!!!!!!!!

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1 Thank Dragos B
Beijing, China
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203 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PDG = Pretty Damn Good. I've had a lot of margaritas, the good and the bad. So I know a great one and the one I had here made with Mescal instead of Tequila was damn good. The tortilla chips I ordered with salsa were a bit over cooked. And I've had better Chicken Tinga by my own hands but... More 

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1 Thank Bob C
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not been to Mexico but if their food is as good as the food they serve here then I need to go there. This restaurant is lovely. Great service, the food cooked in front of your eyes is most certainly made to order and they serve what was the best Burrito I have ever eaten. Perfectly chilled beer and it... More 

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1 Thank Marc449
Hagerstown, Maryland
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191 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good break for a different taste. Mexican street food themed. Table side guacamole for a starter with tacos as main. Recommend the Pastor Pork.

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1 Thank DeavBBQ
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit London a couple of times a year and stay at a hotel very near Lupita. The first time I ate there the food was good as was the service. Since then, I've eaten there 4 more times; twice the food was good and twice mediocre. On my last visit, not only was the food so-so, but the margarita... More 

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Ludgershall
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit early in the evening and very lively. Recommend the Guacamole Arteesanal which is made up individually and the Mezcal Margarita is rather tasty.

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1 Thank Nick S
Warsaw, Poland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place has a good location close to London Embankment station. Very average interior, very small tables. Their food is definitely overpriced, doesn't really taste like original mexican food. I ordered steak tacos; the meat and the taco did not seem fresh. They add 12.5% service charge to every bill which is too much for their service which is not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-15 Villiers Street | Strand, London WC2N 6ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighborhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 5355
Description
London's most authentic Mexican taquería. The same tastes, ingredients, flavors and smells found in Mexico City. As one of the most popular restaurants providing authentic Mexico City cuisine in London, the chefs at Lupita pride themselves on the authenticity of their dishes. Choosing to use only fresh, flavoursome ingredients to create exciting and tastebud tingling dishes, the menus at Lupita are a true reflection of the incredible flavours, colours and smells found throughout Mexico. In September 2012, Zagat, the worldwide ratings and reviews website for restaurants, released their London 2012 survey results announcing that Lupita had made the top five Mexican restaurants in the city.Enjoy a wide range of dishes from tacos, tostadas, quesadillas and enchiladas to salads, soups and totopos (traditional homemade tortilla chips) before washing it all down with one of Lupita’s much loved margaritas (made with 100% agave tequila).The team at Lupita are also proud to offer diners the opportunity to taste some of Mexico’s hard-to-find beers including Pacifico, Modelo Especial and Negra Modelo as well as a variety of Mexican, South American and Spanish wines.

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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